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"Private Group Tour to Leeds Castle
Canterbury Cat"Private Group Tour - Leeds Castle -Canterbury Cathedral - White Cliffs of Dover Tour"You will be collected from your Cruise Ship at Dover Cruise Terminal at 08.00am in a luxury vehicle with 8 leather seats fully air conditioned & valeted for your day. You will be next taken to Leeds Castle (about a 45 minute drive); the Castle doesn’t open until 10.30am but they do offer private guided tours from 09.00am for up to 25 people. The Castle tour tak so you can be flexible.From there you travel to Canterbury & the Cathedral. The Cathedral has the option to have a guided tour with one of the Cathedral Guides (Only accredited Cathedral guides are permitted to conduct tours in the Cathedral) it would be well worth the visit. The Cathedral is nothing short of breathtaking and you could spend several hours in Canterbury enjoying the city including having some lunch. You will be collected from Canterbury to start the tour beginning in Dover and the White Cliffs. From Dover Seafront you will look back at the Cliffs & the Castle. Then you drive along the South Foreland (The Whit
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Standard Day Entry to The Canterbury Tales
"Your adventure begins in the Tabard Inn where you will meet the first of your costumed guides preparing you for your pilgrimage from London to Canterbury.To continue your experience you are invited to share five of Chaucer’s most famous tales with the aid of an audio guide (commentary available in six languages together with a special version in English for children). Along the way Chaucer’s colourful and entertaining stories of love romance
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"Private Tour: Leeds Castle
Private Group Tour - Leeds Castle -Canterbury Cathedral - White Cliffs of Dover Tour"You will be collected from your hotel at 8:00am in a luxury vehicle with 8 leather seats fully air conditioned and valeted for your day. You will be driven approximately 1.5-hours to Leeds Castle. The castle doesn’t open until 10:30am but they do offer private guided tours from 9am for up to 25 people. The castle tour takes around an hour an so you can be flexible. From there travel to Canterbury and the cathedral. The cathedral has the option to have a 1-hour guided tour with one of the cathedral guides. Only accredited cathedral guides are permitted to conduct tours.The castle and cathedral admission and tour costs it would be well worth the visit. The cathedral is nothing short of breathtaking and you could spend several hours in Canterbury enjoying the city including having some lunch. You will be collected from Canterbury to start the Dover and the White Cliffs tour. From the Dover Seafront you can look back at the cliffs and the castle. Then drive along the South Foreland (the White Cliffs). Stop
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Pick up a copy of the Canterbury Tales

I picked a copy of the Canterbury Tales to read after our travels to Canterbury. It just seemed like a nice way to feel a part of the groups of people who had traveled this way before us.A book to...
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Canterbury in spring :)

Canterbury is picturesque anyway, but the flowers that came out, it being the start of spring, were simply lovely. Some of the gardens are so ordered and geometric in look... so EXACT. I am definately...
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Internet Cafes

Ive never actually used them here but there are two.One is located right in town next to O Briens Sandwich Bar, and the other is down near Canterbury West Station, right next door to Brockmans Travel...
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Tourist Information Centre

We have an extensive tourist information centre, it is located just across from the Cathedral Gate, they book coach and ferry tickets, have leaflets and books on the city and surrounding areas.They...
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Signs!!

I personally think that the city centre is very easy to navigate because it is very small, but everywhere you will find these black signposts to direct you towards the sights in the correct direction!...
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1hr from London

Canterbury is famous primarily for its cathedral, Thomas a Becket was murdered here in 1170. The high street has a lot of character, there are shops with thatched roofs and the street is all cobbled...
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Obviously anyone going to...

Obviously anyone going to Canterbury has to visit the Cathedral, even though I think it's weird to have to pay to get into a church. But it's worth it, as it's al very impressive! The picture is of...
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Christ Church Gate

This is one of several gateways leading to the cathedral precints. It dates to the early-mid 16th Century and is a classic example of period architecture.
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One of the beautiful old buildings

The variety of historic buildings that you will find as you walk around the center of Canterbury is rather impressive. This was one of our favorites.
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Drizzle & Christmas Cheer!

It was gray and drizzly when we were in Canterbury -- how do you think the grass gets so green?? But the Christmas trees and lights were EVERYWHERE.
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36 Burgate, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2HA, United Kingdom
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30 - 33 High Street, Canterbury, Canterbury CT1 2RX, United Kingdom
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8 - 10 St Dunstans Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 8AF, United Kingdom
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18 The Friars, Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2AS, United Kingdom
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63 Ivy Lane, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1TU, United Kingdom
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2 Mill Lane, St Radigunds, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2AW, United Kingdom
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Cathedral

The present Cathedral is built on the site of a former church dating to Roman times. Its building styles denote crucial moments in the cathedral's history. Approach to the Cathedral is through Christ...
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City Centre

Central Canterbury (the bit inside the city walls) has largely retained its Medieval street layout and, I was very pleased to see, has also kept much of its older and most interesting...
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Christ Church Gate

Before you ever get to view the Cathedral in all it's splendour, you have to go through the gate into the Precincts. But what a gate! It is a magnificent structure in it's own right, and well worthy...
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Dane John Gardens

Danejohn Gardens seems to have been pretty much wasteland in between being used as the original site of Canterbury's motte-and-bailey castle and being remodelled by Alderman Simmons in the...
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Eastbridge Hospital

Canterbury, with it's religious associations has long been a place of pilgrimage, and remains so to this day. Nowadays, the visitor may well stay in an hotel or bed and breakfast, but obviously this...
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St Augustine's Abbey

It is worth visiting St Augustine's Abbey, which was a Benedictine monastery in Canterbury, Kent. The abbey was founded in 598 and functioned as a monastery until its dissolution in 1538 during the...
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"My Stomping Ground !"
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whitecliff62

"WHITECLIFFS CANTERBURY TALES"
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nhcram

"Historical Canterbury."
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leics

"Not really a pilgrimage......."
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planxty

"A Tale of a Cathedral? It's Canterbury."
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